The Lightning Round

Writers/reporters Garrett Sisti & Jamie Hoyle give in-depth analysis on everything relating to San Diego Chargers Football.

Episodes

108: Melvin Ingram’s Contract Extension & Reviewing the AFC West Draft Class

The Chargers locked up their pass rusher Melvin Ingram for 4 more years and the guys talk about the limited details on his deal including if it was a smart move by the team. They also break down the rest of the Chargers AFC West draft class going over all the selections made by the Broncos, Chiefs and Raiders. The guys then answer questions about the starting Offensive Line combo, surprises and disappointments on Offense and Defense and if it’s time to admit they were wrong on Melvin Gordon, all this and more on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.

107: What was going on at OTAs?

The boys are back after a brief break to talk about Chargers football. They discuss the benefits of cutting Orlando Franklin and what a move like that says about the coaching staff. The Chargers also added another Free Agent and they chat about Tre Boston’s skillset and his future role on Defense. The guys also update us on what was going on at OTAs, talk position battles, touch on some UDFAs and much more on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.

106: Chargers 2017 Draft Recap

The guys talk about all seven selections made by the Chargers during the 2017 NFL Draft. They breakdown each player and their fit with the team heading into the season. Once they go through all the picks they discuss the team’s overall draft philosophy and what the plan is going forward. Once they wrap up the good and the bad from the draft, Garrett and Jamie give their overall grades for the Chargers draft.

(Editor’s Note: For context, this podcast was recorded an hour before TE Jake McGee was released.)

105: Mock Draft Madness

It’s the week of the draft so Garrett and Jamie go wild and lay down FOUR mock drafts. They each do a mock draft guessing what they think the Chargers will do through all 7 rounds and then they each give their ideal picks for the 2017 draft. Not only that, the guys give you each player they’ve given a 1st round grade, their Top 10 overall big board and the Top 5 players each of them want the Chargers to draft in order. Listen and prepare yourselves for the NFL draft starting this Thursday.

104: Draft Show: Defensive Ends & Defensive Tackles

It is the last player profiles before the draft and this show is covering Defensive Ends and Tackles. They covered the edge players under 260, so for Defensive Ends players between 261-290 and the Defensive Tackles are players at 291 and above. The guys go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5 and give sleepers in this week’s edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.

103: Draft Show: Cornerbacks & Safeties

It’s all about the DB’s. The guys cover this draft classes: Cornerbacks, Free Safeties and Strong Safeties. They also talk about the Safeties mocked to the Charger at #7 and if they’d approve the pick. The guys go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5 and give sleepers in this week’s edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.

102: Draft Show: Inside & Outside Linebackers

Offensive prospects are done and the first show on defense is all about the Linebackers. They cover Inside Linebackers and categorized all the Outside Linebackers by weight meaning they separated all the edge players listed as 260 and below as “Outside Linebackers.” The guys go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5 and give at least one sleeper per group in this week’s edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.

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101: Draft Show: Offensive Line

This is the last draft podcast before they move off of Offense and on to the Defensive side of the ball. The show focuses on all three spots on the Offensive Line: Tackles, Guards and Centers. The guys go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5 and give at least one sleeper per group in this week’s edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.

100: Best of 100 Episodes of the Lightning Round Podcast

It is a landmark 100th episode of the Lightning Round Podcast. The show contains highlights throughout the years including their favorite bits, song parodies and much more. 100 episodes is a big deal, a lot of the success of this Podcast is because of all the ongoing support. Thank you for continuously listening/downloading/subscribing to the Lightning Round Podcast.

99: Draft Show: Wide Receivers

The Chargers added two more Free Agents this week so there is a discussion on re-signing Defensive Lineman Tenny Palepoi and the fit for the newly added Running Back Kenjon Barner. This show is all about the 2017 Wide Receiver draft class. There are draft profiles for nine wideouts, they list multiple wide receiver sleepers they like and the guys give their own Top 5. Enjoy the last podcast in double-digits.